sports news round-up – tuesday, july 10

10:00    10 Jul 2018

Carmelo Anthony
Welcome to Fox Sports Africa’s round-up of sports news for Tuesday, July 10.

Basketball & baseball

Former NBA player Tyler Honeycutt has been found dead following a standoff with police in Los Angeles, the Houston Rockets are the favourites to sign Carmelo Anthony, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are ‘not likely’ to trade pitching prospect Keibert Ruiz to the Baltimore Orioles in any package for Manny Machado.

UFC & boxing

UFC president Dana White has described Daniel Cormier as ‘one of the best of all time’ following his victory over Stipe Miocic this past weekend and has defended his decision to give Brock Lesnar a shot at the heavyweight title, and Manny Pacquiao has arrived in Kuala Lumpur ahead of his bout with Lucas Matyhysse.

Cycling, athletics & tennis

Rwanda long distance runner Noel Hitimana has upped preparations ahead of the 15th edition of the Semi-Marathon International de Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, Sir Bradley Wiggins says Chris Froome undermined the World Anti Doping Agency’s flawed regulations in his salbutamol controversy, and Roger Federer comfortably beat Adrian Mannarino to move into the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.

Motorsport & golf

Lewis Hamilton has accepted Kimi Raikkonen’s apology after their collision at the British Grand Prix this past weekend, Haas are not at a ‘tipping point’ with driver Romain Grosjean, and Henrik Stenson is a doubt for next week’s Open Championship after withdrawing from the Scottish Open due to injury.
 

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